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Psoas Abscess Emedicine
Yes: If it is inadequately drained or if ineffective antibiotics are used or if antibiotics are stopped too soon a psoas abscess can recur. These are frequently associated with discitis and vertebral osteomyelitis which if not adequately treated can lead to recurrence of the psoas abscess. ...Read more
Depends: Psoas abscesses seldom occur as primary lesions. They are a result of some other underlying infectious process. Time to cure is dependent on eradication of the primary problem, the nature of the organism involved and the type of therapy given. It is curable, but suggest strongly that you be seen by an infectious diseases consultant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If detected at an early stage, can koch's spine with psoas abscess be cured only with medication (without surgery) ?
Let me explain: When talking early stages it is possible to cure this problem, whenever there is abscess we have to drain the abscess some time you could do that under cat can guidance if there are no bone destruction things will be fine, if there is bone destruction you have to clean that out by the way of surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife is 29 & is diagnosed with koch's spine with (lt) psoas abscess, paraplegia/bladder affection.She's under treatment.Will she be cured?
Koch's disease: This is tuberculosis affecting the spinal column. It can obvious extend to areas adjacent to the spinal segment(s) involved such as the psoas muscle, and can also cause interruption of nervous pathways resulting in paralysis. She will probably be cured of tuberculosis, but to what degree her neurologic impairment will reverse is very problematic and will require much time and patience. ...Read more
Apart from treatment & medication, does high protein intake enhance the recovery process of patients suffering from koch's spine & psoas abscess?
I think it dose: A high-protein diet is recommended by many medical professionals for healing wounds or burns, because protein helps repair the body's organs and tissues. Lack of protein may decrease a person's immune system and his ability to heal from sickness and injuries. Eating a diet rich in protein from natural sources, and possibly from supplementation, may speed healing and decrease recovery time. ...Read more